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Luciferase

Definition noun, plural: luciferases Any of the group of enzymes that act on the oxidation of luciferin of bioluminescent... Read More

Luciferin

Definition noun, plural: luciferins A substrate for the enzyme luciferase, and whose reaction generates... Read More

Phosphorescence

Definition noun The delayed emission of light at temperatures below incandescence, as a result of a previous light... Read More

Bioluminescence

Definition noun The production and emission of light by an organism; the capability of an organism to produce and emit light... Read More

Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Fluorescence

Definition noun The absorption and the immediate re-emission of light or photon, which has longer wavelength when re-emitted... Read More

Photon

Definition noun, plural: photons (physics) A quantum unit of light energy or electromagnetic radiation Supplement A photon... Read More

photobiology

Photobiology Definition Photobiology, the biology of light, is a subdiscipline in biology. It focuses on the effects of... Read More